Our School Day 

School Session Times

Nursery 

Morning part-timers: 8.50-11.45 (Monday to Friday)

Afternoon part-timers: 12.45-15.15. (Monday to Thursday)

Full-time children: 8.50-15.15. (Monday to Thursday), 8.50-12 (Friday) 

Reception

School day: 8:50-15:20  

Years One and Two 

Doors open at 8:40.

School day: 8:50-15:20 

Years Three - Six

Doors open at 8:40.

School day: 8:50-15:25 

Friday

On Fridays, school finishes at 12:00. However, pupils are able to stay in school until 15:15 and engage in a range of activities. 

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Breakfast Club

We offer a positive start to every day through our Breakfast Club. This is a free facility that parents can register their children for.  Breakfast club opens at 8 a.m. and children are given a healthy breakfast and the opportunity to engage in activities with other pupils in the school hall.

Attendance

There is a proven link between attendance and attainment at school. The significance of school attendance must not and cannot be underestimated, particularly for those children and young people who show signs of disaffection or unhappiness. Promoting positive behaviour and excellent attendance is the responsibility of the whole school and wider community. All children should be at school, on time, every day the school is open unless the reason for absence is unavoidable such as illness. Schools have a legal duty to publish attendance figures and to promote attendance. Equally, parents have a legal duty and responsibility to ensure that their children attend school on a regular basis. 

 

If your child is absent, the school must be notified as quickly as possible. Messages can be left on the school absence line. In the case of infectious diseases, children should remain at home for the given time as advised by your GP or the school. Absence without an acceptable reason will be regarded as unauthorised. Medical appointments should be made out of school hours or during school breaks. If this is unavoidable, the appointment must be reported to the school prior to the appointment day.

 

In cases of persistent absence and poor punctuality the Headteacher is required to inform the Local Authority Education Welfare Service. In some cases, the Local Authority will impose a fine on parents for their child’s non-attendance at school.